Persistent Pollutants: Economics and Policy

Persistent Pollutants: Economics and Policy : Economics and Policy

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  • Hardback | 225 pages
  • 152.4 x 236.22 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 1991 ed.
  • VIII, 225 p.
  • 079231168X
  • 9780792311683

Table of contents

1. Persistent Pollutants: A Challenge for the Nineties.- 2. Sources of Persistent Micropollutants: Analysis with Dynamic Materials Balances.- 3. Long-Term Environmental and Health Effects of PMPs.- 4. Benefits of PMP Control: Ecosystems.- 5. Approaches to the Economic Evaluation of Environmental Effects of PMPs: A General Introduction.- 6. Valuation of Wetland Ecosystems.- 7. Health Benefits of PMP Control: The Case of Stratospheric Ozone Depletion and Skin Damage Risks.- 8. Ecotoxicology, Environmental Economists and the Valuation of Adverse Environmental Effects.- 9. Cost-Benefit Analysis and PMPs.- 10. Problems of Irreversibility in the Control of PMPs.- 11. Integrated Environmental Economic Systems.- 12. Environmental Regulation and Policy.- 13. Economic Effects of Emission Reduction: Impacts on Industry.- 14. Economic Impacts on Controlling PMPs: A Comment.- 15. Long-Term Tradeoffs for Sustainability Policies in the Area of Environmental Toxicology: An Economic Analysis of a NIMBY Syndrome.- 16. A Comment on Nijkamp.- 17. Uncertainty in the Prediction of Attitudes Towards Environmental Control.- 18. Economic Instruments for Controlling PMPs.- 19. Economic Instruments for Controlling PMPs: A Comment.- 20. Liability Issues in Pollution Control.- 21. The Use of Liability-Rule Systems to Regulate the Environment: The Case for `Preventive Policy'.- 22. Some Ecotoxicological Problems Associated with the Regulation of PMPs.- 23. Environmental Decision-Making: The Ecotoxicological Contribution.- List of Contributors.
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